king-harold-ii-harold-godwinson-house-of-wessex-Last Anglo-Saxon king of England, January to October He was defeated and killed by William of Normandy (William the Conqueror) at the Battle of Hastings.
The Battle of Normandy Map ~ Normandy ~ France ~ "Operation Overlord" began on June It involved 160 000 Allied troops at the Battle of Normandy and the D-Day Landings. By August there were over 000 Allied troops in France. ~ World War II
William I (Old Norman: Williame I; 1028 – 9 September usually known as William the Conqueror, was the first Norman King of England, reigning from 1066 until his death in The descendant of Viking raiders, he launched the Norman conquest of England in